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Wall of Power

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Paul Metsa’s Wall of Power will bring together music, entertainment, and cool people from all walks of life.

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Wall Of Power Radio Hour – April 9, 2016

The kick off to our 3rd season features Mr. Rich Dworsky, bandleader and piano man for Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion radio show. Besides working with Garrison for over 23 years, Rich has several other projects and has recently released a CD called “All In Due Time.” The CD features tunes in a variety of…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – April 2, 2016

We are celebrating almost two years of the Wall of Power Radio Hour tonight by replaying last year’s first anniversary show. While we prepare for our third season we want to share highlights from our first year of shows. Tonight’s show features interviews and music from 2014 including guests Tom Arnold, Steve McClellan, Willie Walker,…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – March 26, 2016

This is a replay of a show that first aired last February, the week after celebrated New York Times journalist, and Twin Cities native, David Carr passed away with his boots on in the newsroom at the NYTimes. Paul Metsa chatted with three Twin Cities journalists who knew and worked with Mr. Carr. They included…

Wall of Power – March 19, 2016

Paul Metsa’s Wall of Power Radio Hour – March 19, 2016-Paul Metsa interviews legendary Twin Cities musician Lonnie Knight. Lonnie started playing guitar in the early 1960’s after his folks bought him a guitar from a door to door salesman. His first band the Rave-On’s recorded a song called in the mid-60’s that we play…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – March 12, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews legendary rock and roll photographer Elliott Landy who is celebrating the release of his beautiful photo book The Band Photographs 1968-1969 (Backbeat Books.) Speaking on the phone from his longtime home in Woodstock, NY, Elliott chats with Paul about how he got into the rock and roll business, his meeting with legendary…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – March 5, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews legendary rock and roll photographer Elliott Landy who is celebrating the release of his beautiful photo book The Band Photographs 1968-1969 (Backbeat Books.) Speaking on the phone from his longtime home in Woodstock, NY, Elliott chats with Paul about how he got into the rock and roll business, his meeting with legendary…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – February 27, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews author, music critic, journalist Bob Mehr about his terrific new book Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements. Mr. Mehr talks about how he fell into music writing and explains in great detail the almost decade long quest to get the Replacement’s story into print. A fascinating interview about one of…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – February 20, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews filmmaker and social activist Gay Dillingham who was in Minneapolis showcasing her film Dying to Know: Timothy Leary and Ram Dass. The film traces the last days of LSD guru Timothy Leary as he reunites with his former colleague Ram Dass (formerly Richard Alpert.) They met at Harvard in the early 1960’s…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – February 13, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews blues singer Renee Austin. Ms. Austin, grew up in Texas singing in church. Years later, she moved to Minneapolis and became a part of the Twin Cities music scene. She was signed to Blind Pig records and played at clubs and festivals around the U.S. In 2005 she lost her voice and…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – January 30, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews one of the Twin Cities first call drummers. Bobby Vandell talks about his childhood in St. Cloud, MN, his first gigs, his love of hockey, and his career that has seen him with Mambo’s Combo for years at Bunkers Bar, playing with Bonnie Raitt and Chuck Berry, to playing Wembley Stadium with…